Saba Insight 2018 Insights

Bluewater Learning

Now that we are all back in the office on the Monday after Saba Insight 2018 , I thought it’s a good time to reflect on the Saba Insight 2018 event. After the Saba/Halogen acquisition, we stepped back for a while to let the dust settle and to see where the company was headed.

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Product Review: Saba Social

eLearning 24-7

I admit that in general I have been underwhelmed in the past with Saba. So, when I went and checked out Saba Social, Saba’s new social learning platform, I had very low expectations. Upon entering Saba Social you are presented with an visually solid home screen.

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Take Your Saba LMS To The Limit: Getting The Most Out Of Your Solution

Bluewater Learning

You have a great solution with Saba, b ut it can do so much more. We get it — you are incredibly excited about the potential of your Saba solution. Surveys show that customers like you are mostly happy with Saba. But imagine taking Saba further.

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Saba to Acquire Halogen Software in 2017’s First Big HR Technology Deal

CLO Magazine

While consolidation in the HR technology space isn’t much of a surprise anymore, Saba Software’s announced acquisition of Ottawa, Canada-based Halogen Software was a bit unexpected. Saba’s expertise lies in the L&D space, while Halogen’s software focuses on performance management.

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Dissecting Saba's New "Anywhere" Product for Mobile Learning

mLearning Trends

I happened upon a tweet last week while trolling my Twitter in-box that heralded a product announcement from Saba for their new " Saba Anywhere " offering designed to make training delivery to mobile workers easy, practical and secure.

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LMSs that kick ass: Saba

Janet Clarey

The sixth LMS in the LMSs that kick ass Friday series is Saba. Saba’s primary market is corporate learning with just more than half of all implementations installed behind-the-firewall (largest implementation 2,000,000 learners). Saba is a major player among corporate LMSs -you can say it’s a benchmark system. Director, Product Strategy who is responsible for Saba’s Social Media strategy about their product “ Saba Social.&#.

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“How can I deliver training to my customers’ clients?”

Rustici Software

Hey Andy, I currently use Saba as an LMS. Does SCORM cloud allow for customized URL? This being said, we do have some other options to help support the need for custom domains. This blog post is part of our “Ask Andy” series in which we publish Andy’s plain-spoken, straight shooting answers to common or uniquely interesting (eLearning) questions. If you have a question, you can always fill out this form and ask Andy too.

Special Post – Why the Big Four are not on my latest Top 10 LMS List

eLearning 24-7

Since my Top 10 list of LMS vendors has been posted online, I have received quite a bit of e-mail wondering why the biggest names: Cornerstone On Demand, Saba, SumTotal and SuccessFactors are not on the list. “While the pricing is outrageous and the Saba as a whole seems better suited as a HCM, their learning suite is a better alternative than those who want Cornerstone OnDemand.” I have some real concerns on what is taking place with Saba today.

Should You Use an Employee LMS for Extended Enterprise Learning in 2019?

Talented Learning

On the other hand, customers and business partners can’t be forced to engage in learning activities. Examples in this group include Cornerstone OnDemand , Docebo , Totara , PeopleFluent NetDimensions , Saba , SAP Litmos , Schoox , TalentLMS and UpsideLMS.

The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

At that time, interest in training customers, channel partners and others “outside the firewall” was on the rise, but many organizations either could not or would not use their internal employee-focused LMS to support external learning programs.

Get Ready for a Season of Learning Tech Success! Fall Webinar Series

Talented Learning

Our “ Summer of Learning ” webinars were so popular, we’ve decided to extend the series with four new topics — all designed to help you drive successful learning programs for employees, customers, association members and more.

Attention LMSs – I’m mad as…

eLearning 24-7

I’m calling out Saba. That’s right, Saba and their wonderful salesperson HSwidget (name withheld). I contacted Saba and dealt with some really good salespeople. End result – no business for him or Saba. I’m the customer here and not you.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

After some trial period the free trial customer can optionally convert to a paying customer. LMS vendors sold the fiscal and operational advantages of one enterprise LMS supporting all employees, contractors, channel partners, prospect and customers.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Trying to proactively dislodge Cornerstone, SumTotal, Saba, SuccessFactors or Oracle as a business model is a fool’s errand. This means Workday Learning needs to be included in broader HR and financial systems opportunities, or focus on selling into its existing customer base.

LMS Integration:  The Learning Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Do customers renew at a higher rate, or buy complementary products when trained vs. untrained? This can easily increase brand and content awareness and interest in learning programs beyond an organization’s active customer base.

Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training

LearnDash

Customer service. Even a simple, yet comprehensive training program for custom service reps resulted in an improved customer satisfaction rating of 9.5%, and happy customers are reported to be 33% more likely to do more business.

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2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Every LMS tried to be all things to all types of customers in all industries. A steady flurry of acquisitions disrupted customers’ lives but never the market as a whole. Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another.

2013 Excellence in Social Learning

CLO Magazine

Gold: Saba Software Security vendor Kaspersky Labs has more than 2,700 employees operating in almost 200 countries. To serve this large customer base, it’s essential for the company to keep its workforce up to date with learning and development. The company turned to Saba and its Saba Cloud system, which provides social collaboration, training and crowd-sourcing. Saba implemented and deployed the system within 45 days.

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

Naming Names – LMS Mini Reviews

eLearning 24-7

Saba Cloud (Legacy is finished – at least in my opinion – and the cloud is the way to go, but is it for Saba customers?). It is a middle of the road new platform that neither inspires nor awes its potential customer. No one wants dated when they are pushing a system (under their name) to their customers to take courses and drop cash themselves – at least not in my experience. Saba Cloud. Speaking of Saba: Saba Cloud.

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Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training?

Clive on Learning

I must confess it is now four months since I received an in-depth demonstration from the people at Saba of their People Systems Suites. First off, it’s worth noting that Saba does not seem to have been suffering like so many of its competitors through the downturn: It gained 113 new customers in 2010, which was a record year. So what are Saba up to with their latest software? to provide embedded functionality such as providing instant feedback (‘Saba Impressions’).

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LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

For the past several years during selection I've found that they trail Saba and SumTotal on needed capabilities and they were hard to use for particular tasks that were important to the clients involved. As these systems catch up, this will make the market really hard for Saba and SumTotal.

A Whole New World (of Learning)

CLO Magazine

Yes, many LMSs are very complex e-commerce, customer education and revenue-generating systems. I don’t predict the end of big systems like Saba, SumTotal, SAP or any other LMS vendor overnight. Josh Bersin is founder of Bersin by Deloitte, and a principal with Deloitte Consulting.

The New Corporate Learning Ecosystem: Coexistence at Work

Talented Learning

Originally, many LMS specialists tried to compete head-to-head with the established giants of the talent management LMS world like Cornerstone , Saba , SumTotal , SAP/SuccessFactors , Oracle. Customers and Prospects.

Workday Unveils Workday Learning With the Goal of Redefining Learning Management Systems

WalkMe Training Station

We deliberately chose not to acquire a LMS because customers have told us existing solutions do not meet their needs.” Workday launches Workday Learning, eyes Cornerstone, Saba.

Meridian Expands Leadership Team with Learning Industry Experts

Meridian

These new staff possess a combination of operational, sales and marketing expertise that will greatly help the firm to achieve significant growth, as well as support its current customer base of federal, state, local and commercial organizations. Kai has a history of pairing a thoughtful combination of practical solutions with creative insights to develop services that are focused on increasing customer satisfaction.

#HRTECH Learning Vendors Preview – Who to see and who to avoid

eLearning 24-7

While I place Saba in the average spot, I do think Learning@Work is heading in the right direction (cloud based platform). . I love the deep learning component where courses are recommended based on a set of variables – which for Saba is courses/content taken or completed, skills and profiles. . If I was to compare the Big Dog Four – SuccessFactors, Saba, Cornerstone OnDemand and SumTotal by Skillsoft, Saba would win hands down. Welcome, welcome all!

NexGen Learning System Grid 2018-19

eLearning 24-7

For example, I like Thought Industries as a customer training LMS, but the platform is missing items for NexGen, which is suprising because it has the modern UI, which folks would thus assume, oh, it must be NexGen. . Unicorn LMS, Workday Learning, Degreed, Saba, Torch LMS, Learn Amp.

Enhancing our Reporting and Analytics

Mindflash

Through discussions with our customers, and Mindflash users in our customer community, we gathered your requests for a more advanced reporting tool in Mindflash. As with all Mindflash features, we wanted to make sure our customers have the best user experience possible.

Learning Solutions Series: Top 10 Learning Management Systems

InsiderHub

This could signal that many organizations want to use an LMS, but have special customization needs and commercially-available options just do not fit these needs.

Hello from Our New VP of Partnerships and Distribution Strategy

OpenSesame

Innovative companies such as SuccessFactors / SAP , Taleo / Oracle , Saba , SilkRoad are enabling companies to deeply integrate employee learning and skill development with other aspects of Human Resource Management (and generating billions of dollars of value in the process).

The LMS Debate rides again

Clark Quinn

Well, Saba called me out in an semi-anonymous (there’s a picture, but I don’t know who of, and there’s no name – in social media?) Yes, kudos to your customers who are getting much broader leverage from it than I’m worried about. blog post on the LMS debate (a bit late to join the fray, no?). I was surprised they way they referred to me, but there you go(ng).

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Saba Software acquired Lumesse. Popular vendors in this space include Cornerstone OnDemand, CrossKnowlege , Degreed , EdCast , eLogic Learning , Media Defined/NetExam , OnPoint Digital , PeopleFluent , Saba , Skilljar and Totara. Welcome to our 5th annual trends post!

How to Leverage Opportunities for Microlearning Impacts - Tip #170

Vignettes Learning

Customers teaching themselves and employees gaining new knowledge from experience. Because microlearning provides the right information at the right time, it allows employees (or customers) to rapidly acquire skills that will help them solve problems themselves.

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What is Needed to Develop an E-learning Course?

CommLab India

In this phase, expectations are set and shared with the customer; the customer is also eduated about the eLearning development process, through frequent interactions. Some of the popular proprietary LMSs are Blackboard and SABA Learning Management System.